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AC Schnitzer BMW X3 - Click above for high-res image gallery.
If you're one of the tens of people eagerly awaiting the arrival of the BMW X3 M
, there may be an alternative that's ready to go right away. AC Schnitzer
has gotten hold of the X3
and applied its custom touches to the compact crossover. A body kit, wheels, rear spoiler and custom exhaust help the up-fitted fat wagon stand out in the crossover sea of similarity. AC Schnitzer's engine gurus have also bumped power from 184 horsepower up to 218. That's for the 20d, and an upgrade for the 30d is also in the works.
AC Schnitzer has taken an extra step with this particular X3. Rather than wait for a spoiled teenager to pilot the front end into tree, AC Schnitzer has subjected the car to a series of "crash tests." Click past the jump
to watch a cylindrical projectile repeatedly fired at the nose of this X3, and turn up the speakers to enjoy some How It's Made
-grade background music.Continue reading AC Schnitzer's take on 2012 BMW X3 includes amusing 'crash test' [w/video]
AC Schnitzer's take on 2012 BMW X3 includes amusing 'crash test' [w/video]
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